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There Will Be Clothes: Inside the creative process of Costume Designer Mark Bridges

Creative Spark: Mark Bridges

In this week’s Academy Originals episode, Oscar-winning costume designer Mark Bridges (The Artist, Silver Linings Playbook, There Will Be Blood) shares his creative process with us, including what first drew him to the profession.

"The reason I'm a costume designer is because it is everything that I am interested in, and did on my own, as a kid, are all put into one job,” says Bridges, noting his love of drawing, painting, fabrics, and his never-ending obsession with the history of clothes.

To compare Bridges’ approach to that of another successful costume designer, check out this episode featuring Malcolm X costume designer Ruth Carter.